Arthur J. Mehrens, 66, of 715 W. Mercury, retired businessman and
civic figure, died Saturday in a Butte hospital.
Born in Calumet, Mich., May 28, 1905, Mr. Mehrens came to Butte
as a young man with his parents. He was educated in Butte schools and
was elected Third Ward Alderman, as a Democrat, in 1937.
He held that post for 18 years.
Mr. Mehrens’ brother Albert is now a member of the city
Mr. Mehrens was employed by the Keebler Biscuit Co. until his
retirement several years ago. He
was also active in the United Commercial Travels 106.
He served as past counselor; past supreme chaplain from 1965-66
and during his UCT service was elected a grand secretary for the
jurisdiction of Montana, Utah and Idaho in 1964.
He served in that capacity until 1957 when he obtained the honor
of past grand counselor.
Survivors include his wife, Teresa and brother, Albert of Butte;
sons and daughters-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mehrens of Ogden and Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Mehrens of Great Falls; son-in-law and daughter, Mr.
and Mrs. Donald McTavish of Hillsboro, Ore.; brother, George Mehrens of
Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated in St. Patrick Church
Tuesday at 9. Burial will be
in Holy Cross Cemetery and the Rosary will be in Dolan’s Mortuary
Monday at 7:30.
– Arthur J. Mehrens of 615 W. Mercury St., passed away Saturday in a
local hospital. He remains
are in Dolan’s Mortuary from where funeral services will be conducted
Tuesday morning at 8:30 o’clock. Mass
of the Resurrection will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Church at 9
o’clock. Interment will be
in Holy Cross Cemetery. The
Parish Rosary will be recited in Dolan’s Mortuary Monday evening at
7:30 o’clock. Friends may
all beginning Sunday evening.
Surviving: Wife, Mrs. Teresa Mehrens of Butte, sons and
daughters-in-law, Lt. Cmdr. and Mrs. Arthur Mehrens of Ogden, Utah, Mr.
and Mrs. Raymond Mehrens, Great Falls; daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and
Mrs. Donald McTavish of Hillsboro, Ore.; brother and sister-in-law, Mr.
and Mrs. Albert “Bert” Mehrens, Butte, George Mehrens, Bremerton
Wash.; 12 grandchildren; 1 great-grandson; brothers-in-law, Anton Mufich,
Michael Mufich; sister-in-law, Bina Mehrens all of Butte; uncle Amos J.
Mehrens of Anaconda; aunt, Mrs. Dorothy Hoffman of Mich.
Attention: United Commercial travelers No. 106